"Surprise, here I am!" While hiking last year I stumbled upon this morel mushroom (along with 5 others in the same area). Although it was morel season, I was not actively looking for them. I was both surprised and excited to find my first morel mushroom. The time is upon us again and I am [...]
October has been a wonderful fall month with mild temperatures. I love the fall. As nature prepares to go dormant for the winter, it puts on one last dazzling display of colors. Click on any image above to view a larger version.
It has been a busy and fun summer. In fact so much fun, I missed posting for July. With the hot & humid weather, I have avoided hiking, leading to less photography. My Nikon is ready for cooler temperatures. Here is my submission for July & August! Hover over any image above for a [...]
The month of May arrived and promptly flew by. As is evident from my late Changing Seasons post. Granted, it was a busy month of visiting with family at a reunion to family visiting us and finally ending with a wonderful weekend spent in our old neighborhood for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500! [...]
April has been the most dramatic in terms of changes in our forest. It has been amazing to watch new life spring up. I always love watching the trees go from bare to buds to full leaves. With this beautiful spring transformation, I am breaking the "rules" by sharing more than 20 photos. Some I [...]
Mushrooms find their way into most of my recipes. I simply adore them. They add such a great flavor to so many dishes I cannot help but utilize them. I put them in my salads, homemade pizza, pasta, vegetable dishes, eggs, sandwiches and much more. Often when hiking in our woods I bring my [...]
When we moved to our new place I was so excited to put out a garden. Finally the time & space to grow our own food! I made my list of fruit & vegetables I wanted, researched seed companies and ordered my seeds. After much research both online and through books I felt ready [...]